Ewan McGregor has vague recollections, mostly of images from newscasts, of the deadly tsunami that struck southeast Asia nearly eight years ago and was perplexed anyone would write a script about it.
In recent years, the cost of producing a blockbuster CG-animated feature has climbed well into "Titanic" territory. But not at Illumination, where founder-CEO Meledandri insists on keeping his…
Spain's Pablo Berger -- who has taught film at Princeton, Yale and the Sorbonne -- says his films all have three things in common: emotion, humor and surprise.
In his 40-some years as an actor, Richard Gere has honed a reputation for playing a good guy.
More than three decades after his death, Alfred Hitchcock is having quite a year.
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Earning a record-setting bow for Walt Disney Animation Studios ($49.1 million) and holding steady around the world, "Wreck-It Ralph" has been the right kind of smash for the Mouse House's toon…
After earning his first Oscar nod for "Winter's Bone" nearly two years ago, John Hawkes could've cashed in, accepting one of the lucrative offers that, after 25-plus years of steady character-actor…
Cinema has never been short of showmen; flair comes with the territory. Arguably, no filmmaker has had a more natural gift for self-promotion than Alfred Hitchcock, and while the director carefully…
Even before his promotion to entertainment chairman of Fox broadcasting, Kevin Reilly had banked much of his programming strategy on animation.
Anyone who has any familiarity with the work of Joaquin Phoenix would probably guess that he isn't the type of actor to hang around the set between shots, cracking wise and regaling cast and crew…